Learn How Soy Foods Can Benefit Your Health and Answers To Common Concerns Regarding Soy's Proposed Adverse Health Effects. Dr. Mark Messina hold's both Masters and PhD degrees in Nutrition from the University of Michigan and Michigan State University respectively. He is the former Director of the Diet and Cancer Branch of the National Cancer Institute, and presently co-owns Nutrition Matters, Inc., a nutrition consulting company. He is an adjunct associate professor at Loma Linda University, and he is chairperson of the Soy Connection newsletter editorial advisory board and a regular columnist. He is co-author of the book, The Simple Soybean and Your Health. His recent slide presentation can be reviewed here - Understanding the Health Effects of Soy foods: Separating the Data from Misinformation (slide presentation) at the Plant-Based Diets In Clinical Practice conference, Universal City, California, April 10, 2010 sponsored by Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine (PCRM).